The Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland State University CCC/CSU PA program located in Parma Ohio, is currently on probation and will cease to operate in December 2018. Currently, the program has no active admissions process and is not accepting any more students. The institution is eligible to re-apply for accreditation but at this time there is no timeline to […]
Postgraduate education for physician assistants (PAs) first developed in the early 1970’s. Over the past four decades the PA postgraduate training movement has slowly expanded, and in 2017 there are 70 programs listed on the Association of Postgraduate PA Programs programs (APPAP) website. All of these post graduate training programs, also referred to as residencies […]
Looking to avoid GRE Prep on your path to PA School? You are not alone! Here is a list of the 80 US physician assistant programs that do not require the GRE for PA school acceptance in 2016-2017. Click here to view the interactive map Arizona School Of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Program Augsburg College […]
In a lab on the University of Dubuque campus, students unwrapped the plastic covering from four cadavers. They were tasked with making incisions to the chest wall and abdomen, exposing the muscles. The goal of the exercise was to teach them more about medical physiology and anatomy, laying the foundation for the practices they will […]
Looking to save money on PA school? These are the twenty cheapest physician assistant programs in the United States. Top 20 Least Expensive PA Schools in 2017 1. Miami-Dade College Florida $25,000 $45,000 27 2. Rush University Illinois $26,000 $26,000 33 3. University of Texas – SW School of Health Professions Texas $29,570 $70,116 30 4. University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City […]
Top 20 Most Expensive PA Schools in 2017 Of 244 Physician Assistant Programs in the United States these are the top 20 most expensive PA Programs 20. Sacred Heart University Connecticut $107,040 $107,040 27 19. D’youville College New York $107,550 $107,550 54 18. Union College Nebraska $108,160 $108,160 33 17. University of the Pacific California $108,770 $108,770 27 16. Seton […]
During the ARC-PA’s recent meeting, eleven new PA programs were awarded provisional accreditation by the Commission. This brings the total number of accredited entry-level programs to 210. The number of new programs predicted to open their doors by July 2018 currently stands at 36. California Baptist University located in Riverside, California Program Director: Allan M. […]
The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine launches today its Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS). There are 45 students in the inaugural class chosen out of nearly 700 applicants. 25-year-old Mildred Castro is thrilled to be one of them, but there are two other people who are probably even more excited — her mom and […]
The Physician Assistant (PA) program at San Joaquin Valley College will close in the Fall of 2015, after its last cohort of students completes the program. SJVC will continue to meet all of the educational standards of the PA programmatic accrediting body (ARC-PA) for its current students. The College is not enrolling any future cohorts […]
September 2014 median incomes from PayScale.com showed that some specialties would pay you at a higher level of compensation than others. At the lower end, physician assistants who worked in pediatrics earned $78,664. Those in emergency medicine earned $89,936 and those in dermatology made $84,822. Higher salary specialties included critical care at $90,322 and surgery […]
According to a PayScale.com September 2014 report of median earnings for PAs, those at the entry-level made $82,000. With 5-10 years of experience, the median income was $92,000. Experienced PAs with 10-20 years of work made $97,000. After 20 or more years of experience, you could earn $98,000 per year.
* This article originally appeared on Future Tense Online education is gaining credibility, and MOOCs seem to be finding their footing, after burning bright and then sort of flaming out. So perhaps it’s no surprise that Yale announced an online physician assistant master’s program on Tuesday, but it certainly shows that these types of programs are becoming […]
As part of my “5 steps to PA School” series on my PA Life website I covered the healthcare experience requirements of all 204 Physician Assistant Programs in the United States. Included in the post was a survey asking people to predict what percentage of PA programs in the US required 2,000 or more hours of […]
In 2014 there are currently only 2 school left that offer an associates degree. In other words, this is a dying breed! Physician Assistant Programs offering an Associates Degree Miami-Dade College Our Lady of the Lake College Interestingly none of these programs currently participate in CASPA. and they both reside in Florida.
The states with the largest numbers of Physician Assistant Programs are: New York (21 Physician Assistant Programs) Albany Medical College CCNY Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education Clarkson University Cornell University CUNY York College D’youville College Daemen College Hofstra University Le Moyne College Long Island University Mercy College New York Institute of Technology Pace University Rochester […]